Barry Smitherman – Another Religious Nut job

It's never any surprise to me that Texas candidates for public office speak of God and Country, it is practically a requirement of office in this state if one has any hope of being elected.  However, I would almost have more respect for someone...

Obama Wins Re-Election

U.S. President Barack Obama has been re-elected, beating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in a tight race. Supporters of the incumbent waved flags and cheered at the news, which came after Mr. Obama won enough states to reach the 270 electoral votes needed to win the election Tuesday. Americans went to the polls Tuesday, some...

Dying for Acceptance

The current focus on ending bullying is a step in the right direction to end the LGBT suicide epidemic.  But sometimes the patience of a young person can’t withstand daily torture, sometimes the pain doesn’t end with graduation, and sometimes the ones who are...

The Gas About Religion and State

The Gas about Religion and State Like it or not, humans are predictable, no matter what you are hearing from mass media these days. Politics and religion are two of the most consistent and predictable behaviors of all. Can you remove politics from religion? No....

Comey Breakdown

Less than 24 hours before former FBI director James Comey was scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill, the Senate Intelligence Committee released his written remarks recounting the relationship between himself and President Donald Trump. In his statement, Comey described in detail their interactions and conversations,...

A Guy’s View on Katy Perry and Feminism

As a male, it is fully expected that upon sight of a girl as beautiful as Katy Perry, I must at least consider what a dynamic rack she has. It is mandatory to at least ask myself if that isn’t one smoking hot ass....

Bi-Polar America

Recent events have once again brought race relations in America into the media spotlight, continuing the now long record that exists of an endemic discrimination against minorities in the Land of the Free. From the other side of the world it is often only...

The 99% Occupy No Man’s Land

We are the 99%- the hand painted placards held high by masked, anonymous protestors across the globe have captured the media’s attention as the Occupy Wall Street movement has spread through major cities around the world. From its beginnings as an activist group inspired by...

Trayvon Martin and the Microcosm of American Racism

Trayvon Martin, a seventeen year old high school student was walking home in his father’s gated community in southern Florida, talking to his girlfriend on his cell phone and carrying an Arizona iced tea and a bag of skittles when he found himself cornered...

Pot In America

Most of us are familiar with the broken record of the “legalization of pot” debate. However, the assumption that the majority of Americans know and recognize the science behind marijuana is something quite taken for granted. It is time to introduce average folks outside...